Gems and Beads
Vancouver Island is an excellent place to hunt for unusual minerals, gems, semi-precious stones, fossils and gold. With its unique geological environment it is one of the finest locations for rockhounding in Western Canada. Featuring detailed maps ranging from Victoria through the Chemainus Valley and up to Port Hardy, "A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone & Mineral Sites of British Columbia, Vol. 1" covers more than 100 sites on Vancouver Island and adjacent islands.
"Gems from Spurgeon" is a collection of wisdom divided up into thirty topics. Each of these chapters contains a collection of insightful paragraphs on themes such as heaven, faith, providence, prayer and love. Published in 1858, the material was gathered from Spurgeon's formative years while he preached at The New Park Street Chapel. This book would make a great one month devotional. The text was updated to modern language.
Highway 61, from Duluth to the Canadian border, is peppered with tourist hotspots that Minnesotans love. But even the most devout North Shore traveler doesn't know Lake Superior like Kathryn and William Mayo do. These explorers and residents of the region outline the best sites you may not know about. This entertaining guide will lead you to 61 hidden treasures and tourist favorites, so you'll experience the beautiful region in a whole new way.
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